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German Speaking Credit Controller - Fashion

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum
  • Job Type:Temporary

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Sector: finance, Fashion Industry Jobs
  • Type: hybrid
  • Contact: Mike Foster
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 06 April 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH109306

German Speaking Credit Controller

You will have a proven track record as a proactive Credit Controller with a can-do attitude and will be able to undertake the following key tasks with minimal supervision.

Accounts Receivable

  • Responsible for collections of your assigned portfolio of customers

  • Ensure all outstanding customer invoices are collected within the agreed payment terms

  • Work toward exceeding the weekly cash collection targets set by the business

  • Work closely with internal functions such as sales, customer services and logistics; being able to influence and build strong working relationships

  • Ensure all issues with invoices and deliveries in query are addressed and escalated if required

  • Work with the AR Analysts to ensure that credit limits & overdues are cleared / managed in line with orderbook in line with seasons

  • Escalation of delinquent debt to the EMEA Credit Manager and the wider business

AR Administration

  • Download EUR payments as & when required

  • Manage strategic administration including access to customer portals

  • Assist the AR Administrator all with allocation discrepancies

  • Provide Debtor information weekly to ensure these are available for the Debt Calls with Sales Agents / Country Managers

  • Raise credit notes and invoices for invoice in query, where required

  • Responsible for administrative tasks associated within EMEA


  • Provide debtor performance statistics to the AR Analysts & Credit Manager

  • Production of monthly statements & Direct Debit notifications to customers

  • Distribution of proactive & overdue letters to customers

  • Work with the AR Analyst to complete the 20-week cashflow based around calls made to customers

. To be the Credit Controller for this client you will also possess these qualities:

  • Experience as a Credit Controller

  • A working knowledge of credit management, cash management and/or customer services

  • Fluent in both English and German is essential (spoken & written)

  • Retail experience would be beneficial

  • Excellent communications skills to internal and external customers

  • Have an excellent customer service focus liaising regularly with other departments

  • Strong Excel skills

  • Understanding of EDI invoicing

  • Proven problem-solving skills

  • Positive, adaptable, professional & enthusiastic individual with the ability to work well

  • Ability to engage and able to collaborate with your team to achieve great things

  • Individual who constantly looks for new & efficient ways of working

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